Parents Voice in Government School Education

Teacher shortage – PV media comment

The Age reported yesterday on the worsening teacher shortage in Victorian schools.

According to the article, “Hundreds of classroom vacancies are going unfilled every week, lessons are being combined or cancelled and student report cards long delayed as a casual teacher shortage pushes already short-staffed schools to desperate measures.”

Our CEO Gail McHardy is quoted in the article:

Parents Victoria chief executive officer Gail McHardy said workforce shortages were playing havoc in some school communities but schools were required to report on students twice a year.

“Both schools and families will be fatigued and frustrated but we urge everyone to have patience and understanding.”

Read the Age article

Share this post